Tips for Installing an Expansion Tank in Your Home’s Hot Water System

If your hot water system relies on a storage tank for ready access to hot water, you may find that you have excess pressure building up in the tank due to the expansion of the water when it is heated. This added pressure can cause damage to both the hot water tank and your plumbing. If you are using a tank-based hot water system, you should add an expansion tank to provide somewhere for the water to go. Read More 

Four Things You Will Want To Know Before Installing Septic Systems And Drilling Wells

Many homes require the installation of septic systems to treat waste. There are also homes that need a well and a septic system. This is why it is important to consider both of these systems for your home. The septic waste can affect water quality in your well. Septic systems may need to be designed for certain soil types and be located a safe distance from your home. Here are four things that you may want to consider when installing a septic system and drilling a water well for your home: Read More 

4 Tips For Working With PVC Pipe

At one point or other, most every home owner feels the urge to take on a DIY plumbing project in their home. Whether you're installing a new sink or a whole new bathroom, chances are that any such project will involve joining PVC pipe. If you'd like to brush up on your PVC knowledge before you get started, read on. This article will provide four tips for ensuring a stable, lasting bond: Read More 

Why Is Site Investigation So Important For Large Buildings?

Although you might have heard of simple soil testing and inspections for building residential properties and small businesses, you might have never heard of in-depth site investigation. However, if you are planning on building a very large commercial or industrial building, you might want to look into hiring a geotechnical drilling contractor to help you do a more in-depth site investigation of the land where you are planning on starting your project. Read More 

Comparing Heat Pumps And Central Air Conditioning Units

Heat pumps and central air conditioners both provide your home with climate control, and allow you to alter the interior temperature of your house to fit your needs. However, despite functional similarities, heat pumps and central air conditioners operate in different ways and as such have a number of different benefits over each other. Understanding the differences between heat pumps and central air conditioning units can help you choose which one is the best fit for your home: Read More